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March 5, 2024

Belize accesses $50 million for Climate Change Project to strengthen sugarcane industry

The project was approved during the GCF 38th Board Meeting being held in Kigali, Rwanda, from March 4 to 7. Eleven project funding proposals were put [...]
February 20, 2024

Man crushed by steel cage while at work at Santander

According to police, three men were fixing a vehicle tyre and lifting the cage, when one of them, Anastacio Vasquez of the Salvapan area, Belmopan, went [...]
February 6, 2024

Sugar Cane season gets underway at Copal Tree Farm in Toledo

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: In Belize, Corozal and Orange Walk are synonymous to sugarcane. In recent years we’ve also come to associate it with the Santander company [...]
January 26, 2024
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Shadow Cabinet meets; says Government “refuses to alleviate the pain” of rising cost of living

Top of the agenda is the complaint that the Government refuses “to alleviate the pain of Belizeans who are suffering from the highest cost of living [...]
January 18, 2024

Sugar Situation in Belize – Statement by Santander Sugar Group

At Santander, we produce both brown and white direct consumption sugars and is certainly able to provide sugar in the local market if granted a quota [...]
January 10, 2024

Imported refined white sugar in stock for next two weeks; BSI confirms it will cost twice the local price

In a statement issued today, the company reiterates that the importation is hopefully one-time only, covering the next two weeks until it can mill Belizean-made plantation [...]
January 9, 2024

Belize Sugar Industries Limited announces temporary increase in price for white sugar

The 50-pound bag of white sugar imported from the United States will cost $59.26 which works out to about $1.18 per pound or 43 cents more [...]
January 8, 2024

“Compromise can be reached for the greater good” says Prime Minister as sugar agreement is sealed

The fact that one was reached late tonight, he added, proves that compromise can be reached for the greater good and thanked both sides, as well [...]